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Mac OS X "Tiger" Compatibility Thread

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jackwanders    0

As many of us gear up to make the move from Panther to Tiger, I thought it might be a good idea to have a central place to discuss software compatibility with the new OS.

Some of us (myself included) use our Macs for work and can't risk installing a new OS if one of our crucial apps is going to stop working.

So I figured, as people begin installing Tiger, we could list the following:

1 - Apps that don't work with Tiger (include installation method [upgrade vs. clean]!)

2 - Apps that work for you, but are posted in group #1

3 - Apps that don't work, but have patches available (include links!)

4 - Apps that work, but are showing some odd behavior in Tiger

5 - Requests to find if a certain app works in Tiger (include version numbers!)

*** List updated 04/22/05 10:20PM ***

1 - Apps that don't work

APE

Cocktail

TinkerTool (works, but it will screw up Tiger)

shapeshifter 2.0.1

iBackup

REALBasic

HTTP Mail

2 - Apps that work for some but not for others

quicktime works for some, not for others when viewing videos from some websites

3 - Apps that need to be patched

Remote Desktop works after 2.2 update

4 - Working apps with odd behaviors

windows media player doesn't stream at times

unzipping .zip files from safari download window may crash system

msn messenger 4 won't sign into accounts (3.5 works ok)

samba may tell you you're already connected when connecting to a share

stuffit 9 deluxe gives problems with files in folders

office 2004 starts slow

vlc crashes occasionally

split & concat give error for wrong version of applescript

BitTorrent locks when connecting to peers

Acquisition has connection issues

5 - Requests (a red app name means the request is pending)

dreamweaver mx 2004 (works)

flash mx pro 2004 (works)

adobe Creative Suite (works, with exception of Cue)

Acrobat Pro 7 (works)

Photoshop Elements 3 (works)

Adium Betas (works w/ occasional crashes)

TomatoTorrent (works)

Bookit 3.5

Audion 3

Patchburn

Transmit 3.0.2 (works except for broken sftp, fix pending)

Xfactor (works)

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P.S. - If a mod wants to stickie this and add 'Official' to the thread title, go right ahead :winkwink: :sleep:

Edited by Jack31081

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Vice    1,593

also make one that says "apps that work for some people and for others dont" and if the app does not work specify how you installed tiger, upgrade / archive install / upgrade.

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Nextstep OS X    0

Windows Media Player dosent stream video at times. (some said at all, but some streams work)

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PureLogic    0

- Dreamweaver MX 2004 7.0.1

- Flash MX Professional 2004 7.2

- Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop 8.0, Illustrator 11.0.0, InDesign 3.0.1)

- Acrobat Professional 7.0

Those apps all work for me on Tiger 8A428, did a clean install of the system. So I'm 100% Panther free.

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larry k.    0

With Photoshop CS working fine I guess this probably does too but I haven't seen it mentioned in any threads.

Has anyone tried Photoshop Elements 3.0?

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Vice    1,593

I upgraded over my Panther install.

Unzipping .Zip files from Safari download window sometimes crashes my whole computer (sometimes) Dock becomes unresponsive so on

MSN Messenger 4.0 launches but will not sign in to any of my accounts - MSN Messenger 3.5 will however.

When accessing Samba shares from the finder sometimes the finder alerts me I am already connected to said share when in fact I am not.

Edit:

Flash MX & Photoshop Creative Suit both work fine here on an upgraded Panther install.

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PureLogic    0

Photoshop Elements 3.0 also works fine.

-Stuffit 9 Deluxe gives me problems with files stuffed in folders.

-Microsoft Office 2004 starts somewhat slower

-APE doesn't install

-Cocktail doesn't install

-Be cautious with using TinkerTool it can really mess up Tiger.

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S.MULLA    8

shape shifter v2.01 does NOT work with tiger- will have to wait till unsanity release a patch or updated version.

Final Cut pro HD works fine with tiger.

i did have an issue with the installation of Cue on the adobe CS suite. basically the installer crashed everytime it installed. i got it to install in the end - but when it came to run at atart up i got a message saying this version of Cue is insompatible with thie version of OSX. I did an install on a clean hdd for tiger. so dont knwo what it could be thata affecting the Cue.

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Nextstep OS X    0

My upgrade over panther, and MSN Messenger works great, even asked to upgrade to version 4.0.1 ( i think)

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Vice    1,593

Sometimes VLC crashes on me since I upgraded to Tiger.

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dougal.s    0

Cisco VPN client isn't needed, Internet Connect provides same functionality afaik.

iBackup doesn't work.

Dougal.

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Southern Patriot    941

The only two apps I have had trouble with are Split & Concat (complains about having the wrong version of AppleScript installed, it wants 1.9.0 and says Tiger has 1.1.0), and the official BitTorrent client (launches, but locks up when connecting to peers). MSN Messenger works fine for me.

Installation was upgrade from 10.3.9 to 8A425 to 8A428.

Everything else seems to be working fine.

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KeR    84

well its weird but I can't watch any of the Quicktime movies on www.milkandcookies.com, anyone else having this problem?

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Southern Patriot    941
well its weird but I can't watch any of the Quicktime movies on www.milkandcookies.com, anyone else having this problem?

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Same here. Weird, I looked at the source for the page and there's nothing odd with it. I'll try it on my Dell in a minute and see if it's just a problem with the site.

edit: :( nope, works fine on XP with the latest QT for Win.

Edited by roadwarrior

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Wickedkitten    12
well its weird but I can't watch any of the Quicktime movies on www.milkandcookies.com, anyone else having this problem?

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I can watch it fine, mind I've got divx codecs installed.

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KeR    84

yep worked fine in Panther, and Windows...can't figure out what the deal is...

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Southern Patriot    941
I can watch it fine, mind I've got divx codecs installed.

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So do I. I simply get the quicktime logo in the middle of the page, but nothing loading.

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PureLogic    0
I can watch it fine, mind I've got divx codecs installed.

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Same here.

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Rudy    457

REALBasic and BitTorrent 4.0.1 doesnt work with tiger

i had no problem with MSN messenger though (and i used to have some with 10.3.9.....)

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DELETEMYACCOUNTTTTTTTT    0

Could someone see if these apps work:

-Adium Betas

-TomatoTorrent

-Bookit 3.5

-Audion 3

-Patchburn

-Transmit 3.0.2

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KeR    84

the Adium beta works just fine...don't know about the rest.

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Fusion    0

Adium betas work fine, but crash every once in awhile.

TomatoTorrent works just fine

Transmit works fine as well, except it has broken sftp right now, fix on the way.

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larry k.    0

With the mention of PatchBurn does anyone know if 10.4 fully supports more DVD drives? Specifically the Pioneer DVR-108 & 109 drives.

Sorry, I guess that's not really app related.

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Southern Patriot    941
With the mention of PatchBurn does anyone know if 10.4 fully supports more DVD drives? Specifically the Pioneer DVR-108 & 109 drives.

Sorry, I guess that's not really app related.

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I've heard that some Sony drives that weren't previously supported are now. Don't know about the Pioneer drives though (although I hope they are, I've been thinking of picking up one to replace the 105 in my PowerMac).

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mikedc1760    0

Anyone know if Xfactor works? You know, that P2P app :ninja:

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